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Recent blogs

The agenda is now available for the AGM being held on September 22nd in London.

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The Minutes are now available from the BCC Resources Subgroup meeting held in August.

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The Othona Community AGM is being held on Saturday 22nd September at St Andrew's Church, Short Street, London SE1 8LJ.

All are warmly invited to come along, arrivals from 1.30pm and AGM... Read More

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Upcoming Events

Fri 5 Oct Sun 7 Oct 2018
One of our favourite and most popular working weekends.
Mon 22 Oct Fri 26 Oct 2018
Half term break and the opportunity for children aged 5 and above to join in with outdoor activities at Bradwell Waterside.
Fri 2 Nov Sun 4 Nov 2018
Join us for the weekend of Bonfire Night.
Mon 12 Nov Thu 15 Nov 2018
All levels of experience are welcome for birdwatching and wildlife watching or you may just want an incentive to get out in the fresh air in good company.
Mon 12 Nov Thu 15 Nov 2018
Many visitors enjoy spending a few quiet days at the Othona Community without any planned activities or programme.